A very handsome stone yoke from the Taino culture. Possibly worn by players of a
ceremonial and recreational ball game. Medium to dark green in color. Beautifully
decorated outer sides with a full length Zemi in low relief and large wide register
of hair or wave patterns above. Stunning piece. Mounted on wooden and metal base.
Measures 12.5"/31.75 cm in length, 10.5”/26.67 cm in width 3”/ 7.62 at widest point.
Hispaniola, ca 800-1500 AD
Provenance: Klara Frischknecht Collection, Switzerland